Oral history interview with Vincent Raymond Dunne

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Titles Oral history interview with Vincent Raymond Dunne
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Vincent Raymond Dunne (1889-1970) was born in Kansas City, but he spent most of his boyhood on a farm in central Minnesota. He became active in the IWW when a migrant worker on the West Coast, and in 1920 joined the Communist Party. He was a major organizer of the 1934 truckers' strike in Minneapolis, and an active Trotskyite throughout his life. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Early life on the farm; early work in West and experiences in the IWW and the Communist Party in 1920s. The Trotskyites and philosophical differences with Communists; the Socialist Workers Party; 1934 Truckers' Strike; organizing radical labor groups.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
45 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:43:50 running time
Creation Interviewee: Dunne, Vincent R.
Interviewer: Goff, Lila Johnson
Made in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 04/27/1969
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 73 (Library Call Number)
AV2000.165 (Accession Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog


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